8 recent gems from the dark spectrum, from dark wave to cold wave and from minimal synth to post punk, and everything in between as long as its “bleak”. Essential for every “creature of the night”!

Static’s ‘I Knew You’ is the lead track from his recently released EP ‘Fading Away’, and it’s a great blend of new wave and synth-pop, filled with sweet nostalgic vibes, that will directly seep into your brain….

San Diego-based outfit Rain Carnation’s ‘Liar’ is an authoritative, synth-soaked, dark wave magnum opus with imposing sound….. A “gothic saga about lies we hide“.

Canadian act Amos Waits is self-described as “Dystopian lounge music“, and ‘Adult Rated Fun’ was Inspired by synth-pop artists like Depeche Mode & New Order, with lyrics written on Hanlan’s Point nude beach in Toronto and discuss ENM lifestyle A song is for a free thinking youth….

Just cannot get enough of this straight from the 80s banger!

Psykasya is a French artist and ‘Fleetingly’ is an intriguing dark wave/synth-pop hybrid, characterized by the compelling vocals and the haunting, mysterious soundscapes, that will put the listener in the perfect state of trance!  

Black Mental is a French project and ‘I Need Rest’ is an impeccable sample from the debut, self-tiled EP, out via Rotten City Records, ideal for fans of cold wave and melancholic dark pop!

Indie West Coast-based cyberpunk electro band 2Libras, recently gifted us with their stunning, euphoric, darksynth/synth-pop ear-candy ‘Infected’ (reminded us of current-era HEALTH), dealing with the social media toxicity. On endless repeat until March 17th, 2023, when their debut album ‘World’s End’ drops!

Hailing from France duo Nomenklatür genuinely combine melodic techno and retro futuristic electro, for their absolutely smashing ‘When The Wind Blows’, featuring the highly addictive guest vocals by ODGE. Turn this “beast” up and dance until…. dawn!

Finishing with the collaborative single ‘My Favorite Complication’  by Waves_On_Waves & Let Em Riot, an astonishing blend of retrowave, synthwave, and darkwave, and one of the finest samples of ‘Synthony Of Destruction’ album. 

Christos Doukakis